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? >>> when the news surfaced that paul walker had been killed in a car crash over this past weekend a lot of people wondered whether or not drag racing had been involved in the deadly accident. paul walker was a car guy best known for his work in the "fast and furious" movie franchise. tonight nbc news learned more details about the crash and just how fast the car in this instance might have been traveling. our story from joe fryer in southern california. >> reporter: investigators are looking at every possibility as they try to figure out what happened after actor paul walker got into the passenger seat of this red porsche and before he and driver roger rodas were killed in a fiery crash. tonight nbc news learned it was a single car crash and did not involve drag racing. it was a single car crash. the source said the car was driving 40 to 45 miles an hour when it came to a bend in the road where the speed limit drops to 15. the driver apparently lost control. we spoke today with paul walker's father who told us what he'll miss most about his son. >> the way paul gave me a hug -- he reall
. >>> investigators are looking in to the fiery crash that killed "fast & furious" star paul walker say it could be some time before they know how fast the car was going before it slammed in to a pole near los angeles. he was killed with a friend after a charity event held by walker on saturday. minutes after they took a porsche out for a spin. friends of the event rushed but it was too late. >> we tried. we went through fire extinguishers. >> walker who was 40 started as a child actor. he was on a break from filming "fast & furious" at the time of the crash. >>> freezing rain blamed for turning central massachusetts roads in to sheets of ice. it sent dozens of people to the hospital. the worst case was an enormous chain-reaction crash that involved 70 vehicles including a state trooper patrol car responding to the scene. abc's ginger zee has details. >> reporter: wrecked on the holiday hustle home. 70 vehicles piling up near worcester, massachusetts. a thin layer of freezing rain coating the highway. tractor-trailers crushing cars. vehicles nearly pancaked under this truck. the accident injurin
paul walker over the weekend. this is video of the makeshift memorial near the crash site in valencia. investigators say it will take time to determine how fast the car was going. >>erica: into tomorrow the wins will pick up. we're looking at the slight possibility for some showers and then the rest of the week we are looking at some freezing mornings and some very chilly afternoon. i will talk about more of how cold it will pit and the next couple of days but 7:00 or of the traffic now with the george. >>george: and and out of san francisco. and multicar crash reported north bound as cesar chavez. there may be as many as five vehicles of there. there's an accident and san mateo on fl camino real. the accident occurred right and highway 92 and the southbound direction. to the chp has been asked to shut down the off ramps up from highway 92 both eastbound and westbound leading onto el camino. that could mean some delays around this interchange and people use the adjacent one hillsdale boulevard and delaware likely the ones that will see the most used. >>darya: 7 01. our top story kron4
it. >>> untimely death of paul walker tragically killed in a car crash that could have easily been a scene from one of his blockbuster movies. the 40-year-old fast and furious star died with a friend on saturday. even his co-star tyrese gibson stopped by shedding tears as fans looked on. walker was in the middle of filming fast and furious 7 that maybe in limbo since his death. we have more on his career which started when he was just a young boy. >> been a while since i have been behind a wheel in one of these. >> reporter: a mainstay of the "fast and furious" franchise, paul walker was a foot to the floor phenomenon. starring as both sides of the law brian 0 conner. >> i'm not going anywhere. >> reporter: his "fast and furious" put him in all kinds of speed thrill scenarios became his calling card in hollywood. perfect vehicle for his can do charm and that appealing -- born in glendale, california the blond, blue eyed walker modelled as a child showing up on sit comes such as who's the boss and charles in charge. >> right now i don't like myself at all. >> on the big screen he wo
and furious franchise star paul walker. los angeles county havi ay inves say they are pursuing the possibility this car was racing. look at this with me. this is a photograph that shows walker just next to this porsche in which he ultimately died in. a 2005 carrera gt, and as more and more details come out about this weekend's crash, so do the tributes to this 40-year-old movie star whose looks turned heads while his good deeds won over fans. walker was wrapping up his charity event for typhoon and tornado victims when this porsche crashed and erupt eed io flames saturday. this is video, youtube video capturing the flames, the dark smoke here from this crash. a witness describes how his son ran to try to help. >> he took off running. he got up to the scene, saw the car smoking, it was on fire, but it wasn't a big fire yet. he was trying to put it out. he could see paul and roger were both in the car when the car decided to blow up. >> you will hear more from that eyewitness later on this hour, but the driver of that porsche, roger rodas, was walker's racing team partner. the crash happened jus
crash that killed "fast & furious" star paul walker as reaction pours in. >>> plus, good news and bad news for black friday retailers. a minnesota man pays the price for making it snow. and is this the future of home delivery? "early today" starts right now. >> announcer: this is "early today" for monday, december 2nd. >>> good morning. we're going to begin with that deadly train derailment in new york. this morning, the death toll stands at four with dozens injured, some still in critical condition. all of this as investigators try to piece together what caused the train to jump the tracks. nbc's jay gray has the latest. >> reporter: this morning, investigators continue to work through the wreckage of a metro north commuter train in the bronx. >> our mission is to understand not just what happened, but why it happened. >> reporter: passengers say they sensed there was a problem as the train rumbled through the sharp turn at harlem and hudson river. about 20 minutes before the last stop at grand central station. >> it was going fast. it was flying. >> reporter: out of control and off
government shutdown next month. paul ryan and patty murray are heading up these talks. the two sides are said to be about $100 billion apart with the gap narrowing in these talks very much continuing. >>> your fast food order may not arrive so fast this morning. restaurant workers in 100 major u.s. cities are threatening to walk off the job demanding higher wages and demanding the right to unionize. 53 lawmakers have written letters to mcdonald's, devices. >> developing now secretary of state john kerry is in jerusalem with talks with benefitingin netanyahu. they are discussing the recent nuclear deal struck with iran. kerry then heads to ramallah with a meeting with mahmoud abbas. the secretary is trying to get to those peace talks kick-started between the israelis and the palestinians. we have a live report for you from jerusalem that is in our next half hour. >>> vice president biden trying to ease tensions between japan and incline. he is in beijing. biden telling chinese leader that america will not recognize the zone. both japan and china claim to have sovereignty over the disputed regi
? >>> also, "fast and furious," america remembering actor paul walker this morning. new overnight, who was behind the wheel and this photo believed to be one of the last pictures of the star. >>> plus, cyber monday. on-line deals plenty. >> last year the dales cyber monday, tuesday, wednesday, thursday were all over a billion dollars on-line. >> money-saving tips to make the most of your money. you're live in the cnn "newsroom." >>> and good morning to you. i'm carol costello. thank you for joining me. crews are starting to upright the train cars following that deadly derailment in the bronx. these are live pictures from the scene. all seven cars of a metro north commuter train jumped the tracks killing four passengers and critically injuring seven others as it went around a curve. the passenger who took them, walked away unhurt. she sat down, amanda swanson her name, sat down with "new day" anchor kate bolduan. >> i barely have scrapes and bruises. i'm sore, but i came out of this more unscathed than some car accidents i've been in, and just hearing about the other injuries, walking p
. >>> and the pop lead. fast cars made him a star, but then robbed him of his life. paul walker was in the middle of shooting another "fast and furious" movie, not to be indelicate but fans want to know what will the series do without him. >>> welcome to "the lead." i'm john berman filling in for jake tapper. we do begin with the national lead. any moment from now we are spaeare' expecting new information on the deadly crash in the bronx that killed four people. the national transportation safety board holding a news conference, again, any minute, we will bring it to you live, the whole subject is something none of us wants to think about when we board a train. there are commuters who have taken the metro north hudson line literally hundreds, maybe even thousands of times, and yet yesterday, it all went awry when a train suddenly derailed on a sharp curve. all seven of the cars flying off the tracks. you can see the pictures right there. four people are dead, dozens more are injured. today, crews began righting the cars. they used enormous cranes to do this. investigators recovered two recorders
. senator rand paul says the best way to get workers back on their feet is to limit the government's role in helping them. >> i do support unemployment benefits for the 26 weeks that they are paid for. if you extend it beyond that you do a disservice to these workers. there was a study that came out a few months ago and it said if you have a worker that has been unemployed for four weeks and on unemployment insurance and another on 99 weeks, which one would hire. nearly every employer said they would hire the person whose been out of work for four weeks. when you let them be out of work >> what's wrong with him?t >> what do you mean? >> i'm sorry, you have to speak. >> do i have to speak? >> yes. >> explain that to me. >> i can only tell you that -- >> that made no sense. that made no sense. >> crazy. >> can i -- >> that made no sense. that was crazy. i'm sorry. sorry to say that very carefully. crazy. >> a u.s. senator crazy, and you say that carefully? >> explain. someone. >> i just tried to start. >> you went to brown. you went to where. >> never mind. >> oh, my god tell me all these e
would like to. >> that's not what paul ryan says. >> let's not minimize what it is. i'm saying let people keep more of their own money in taxes and let's not fund a program that, frankly, isn't working, and rife with waste, fraud and abuse. >> and vouchers, right? >> what's wrong with re-examining it and taking a closer look and being more fiscally responsible, while at the same time providing good quality care for americans? >> the thing is, any time a republican offers some kind of option, it is demonizing as being greedy or pushing grandma off the cliff. it would be great if both sides analyzeded what options were out there together equally. >> they did that. they tried that with simpson/bowles and look what happens. >> i don't know what that is. >> you don't remember? >> no. directly ahead, for some reason, today is cyber monday. could drone delivery be in our new future? and later, barbara walters, a saint, releases her list of the ten most fascinating people of the year. the burning question? why do we care? that debate and more coming up on "the five." ♪ it's a great day t
you know, we hear a big, big crash. >>> paul walker's friends on his final moments. let's go out front. >>> hello, everyone. i'm don lemon in for new mom erin burnett tonight. out front first tonight, 82 miles per hour. that's how fast the new york commuter train was going when it rounded the turn and derailed. four people were killed and at least 67 were injured. they are still trying to determine if the crash was caused by human error or equipment failure. what are you hearing? >> reporter: law enforcement official is telling us that there is no evidence that the engineer was using his cell phone while driving the train. that had been raised as a concern. obviously, it's not allowed by metro north for their crew to use cell phones or other similar equipment while at work. so that is a very important piece of information. but the ntsb saying that the train itself going 82 miles per hour coming out of a limited area to an area, the curve was limited to 30 miles per hour. also we understand that the train had been accelerating prior to hitting that curve, two minutes before, only doing
clinton doing it for rabin when he was anas nated. and george w. bush for john paul. there are no legal ramifications. he won't be reprimanded. he is well within his jurisdiction. he is not going to be facing any punishment. we reached out to the governor's office in south carolina to get their take on it. we are still waiting to hear back from them. but so far the sheriff is in the clear. deb? >> all right, freedom of speech. thank you. >>> four heads of presidents will go to south african to memorialize nelson mandela. information on how president obama and his president saysors will be kept safe, that is coming up next. >> memorial and funeral services are said to be the largest gathering for an international diplomat ever. security and transportation are likely to be logistical challenges. many say that the 2010 soccer cup in south africa was a success. so secure think the time around should also be feasible. joining me by phone to discuss this is reid epstein, "politico's" white house reporter. reid, it is confirmed the white house did send over a secret service team immediately wh
cars. paul walker walked away from so many crash in his movies but not from this real one. why? abc's cecilia vega. >> reporter: he's the actor known for his skills behind the wheel and those movie star good looks. but it was paul walker's role in the fast and furious that catapulted him to fame. police don't know what caused saturday's crash that killed walker and his friend, pro racer roger rodas. the car they were in was going very fast and now police are looking for surveillance video for clues. this is something else authorities are looking into. skid marks like these to find out if they came from the car paul walker was in or from someone else on this road known for fast driving. that car they were in, a porsche ka repair ra, it sells for more than $400,000, goes from zero to 25 in less than ten seconds and can reach 205 miles per hour. auto week magazine says even professional drivers call it scary to handle. just watch the host of the car show top gear driving on a race track. porsche says it's cooperating with the investigation. as fast and furious fans continue to flock to
coroner said autopsy results for actor paul walker could be released by tomorrow. dental records are needed to make a positive identification. walker, who was 40, died saturday after the car he was riding in crashed and exploded. ben tracy has more. >> reporter: this video shows the fiery wreck moments after paul walker and a friend crashed into a pole in valencia, california. this is walker just before leaving a fund-raiser saturday standing next to a porsche carrera gt, a sports car. his friend, roger rodas, who races cars, was believed to be driving it when they crashed. shr-fs detectivive say speed was a factor but don't think they were racing. the speed limit in the area was wa miles per hour. lker was best known for his role in the "fast and furious" films. the franchise focused on illegal street racing. the films grossed $2.3 billion. production on the seventh installment is suspended due to walker's death. fans have lined up to pay their respects at a makeshift memorial. walker's father paul spoke to reporters. >> i'm just glad every time i saw him i told him i loved him.
and 60s on the way. >> new information tonight in the death of fast and furious star paul walker. >> this video shows the fiery wreck moments after paul walker and a friend crashed into a pole in valencia, california. this is walker just before leaving a fundraiser saturday standing next to a porsche carrera gt. his friend who races cars was believed to be driving when they crashed. >> the stock market kicked off december with a loss even though a record number of people came out to shop over the long thanksgiving weekend. they spent less for the first time in nearly seven years. >>> d.c. police are just releasing a video of a machine they say raped a -- man they say raped a woman in northwest d.c. attacked last tuesday in the 5100 block of wisconsin avenue. this is the man police say who approached her from behind and force heard into an alley. if you recognize him, cops would love to hear from you. >>> a marine is guilty of killing another marine. 22-year-old michael poth now faces 60 years in prison for the murder of philip bushong. poth stabbed bushong after the two got into
are under intense scrutiny today. >>> searching for clues at the crash site where "fast & furious" star paul walker died. what investigators learned about the sports car. >>> post pregnancy picture. the selfy supposedly taken three days after childbirth. one woman's photo that is stirring up controversy. >>> and career forecast. abc sam champion's big announcement today and what it means for the "good morning america" family. that is in "the skinny" on this tuesday, december 3rd. >> announcer: from abc news this is "world news now" with john muller and diana perez. >> so that selfy of this mom who apparently had a baby and three days later had a flat -- washboard stomach, hits home for me. i got to tell you -- >> are you shooting for it? >> i'm not upset at her like so many people. she looks amazing. if i look that great three days after childbirth you better believe i'd be posting pictures. >> the mom on facebook with two kids who said what are you -- my feeling is there are so many rotten people in the world doing rotten, horrible things. if somebody posts a selfy, looking good -- whatever
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was a factor in the death of "fast & furious" star paul walker. the rare porsche so difficult to handle, even professional drivers called it scary hollywood stars mourning at the scene. ♪ oh my god >>> and hello, future. amazon unveils its jaw-dropping way to deliver packages to the front door. with a drone. >>> but on this cyber monday morning, the big savings start right here with our biggest "deals & steals" ever on "gma". >>> we do say good morning, america. we hope everyone had a wonderful holiday weekend. and your eyes were not deceiving you. that's right. amazon saying they are looking at drones to deliver our packages. the future is now. >> yes. >> made me think of "the jetsons." >> it does, it does. we can't offer a drone today. but we can offer tory johnson's huge "deals & steals" event. she'll be here all morning long. we have the biggest bargains ever for your holiday gift list. you have to order right away. >> we'll have that a little bit later. >>> we're going to start with our top story this morning. the latest on the massive trail derailment in new york. this is a live scene
. thank you. >>> raw amotion from actor tyrese beggibson as he gifts th site where his friend paul walker was killed in a horrific car crash over the weekend. still ahead what investigators say may have played a role in that tragic accident. >>> plus the rnc now back tracking on a tweet attempting to honor rosa parks' historic arrest. just how hard is it really working to reach out to the african-american community in this country? the agenda panel weighs in on that. >>> first, the florida woman who got a 20-year sentence for firing what she says is a warning shot at her abusive husband is out on bond. i'm going to talk to one of the lawyers who helped her get that new trial next. [ paper rustles, outdoor sounds ] ♪ [ male announcer ] laura's heart attack didn't come with a warning. today her doctor has her on a bayer aspirin regimen to help reduce the risk of another one. if you've had a heart attack, be sure to talk to your doctor before you begin an aspirin regimen. >>> a florida woman awaiting a new trial on a controversial stand your ground case is free on bond. marissa alexander w
, investigators determine speed played a re in the fiery car crash that killed actor paul walker as the photos emerges showing him getting in the car just minutes before the accident. >>> delivery by drone. on this cyber monday, amazon announces its next big idea to get packages to your doorstep. could the technology be here sooner than you think? and is it a good idea? >>> and best play ever. reaction still pouring in to what people are calling the greatest end to a sporting event in history. >> an answered prayer. >> so was it? the great debate today, monday, 3 f2nds and all o3 f2 f23 f23 f2 33 f2 >>> 3 f2 >>> era un hombre amistoso,3 f22 3 f23 c13 f23 f2 3 f2 f3 f2 >>> 3 3 f23 f2 3 f2 f23 f2 f2 f2 33 f2 3 c1 train. >> we want to take a second to remember one of our own. jim lovell. an audio technician part of our nbc family and part of every concert we had on the plaza. he was on his way into rockefeller center to rehearse and prepare for the lighting of the christmas tree when the crash happened. man that always did his job with grace even under extreme pressure. he was working tirelessly
and easy and it was an amazing vacation. >> reporter: paul and his family spent thanksgiving with relatives in las vegas. and they're glad to be back home. almost home. turns out the person picking them up had car troubles. >> their battery died on their car so we're waiting for the back up car. >> more waiting. >> more waiting. that's okay we don't mind. >> reporter: for many this trip home was a pretty relaxing one. for others it was a hectic day of travel. that thankfully ended with a heartfelt hug. alex sadvidge, ktvu news. >>> this year aaa saw a fall in travel. five to six percent travel done by air. two to three percent traveled by train or bus or other transportation. >>> the chp and law enforcement all over the state have flooded freeways and roads looking for impaired drivers over the long thanksgiving weekend. as of this morning, 186 people had been arrested since thursday in the bay area. 1,073 have been arrested statewide. >>> fewer passengers are flying in and out of oakland airport than in years past. the oakland airport has dropped by 5 million since 2007. and that slump com
in the investigation into that fiery car crash that killed "fast and furious star" paul walker as reaction pours in. >>> plus, good news and bad news for black friday retailers. a minnesota man pays the price for making it snow. and is this the future of home delivery? very good morning, everyone. we're going to begin with that deadly train detrailment in new york. the death toll stands at four with dozens injured. some still in critical condition. all of this as investigators try to piece together what caused the train to jump the tracks. jay gray has the latest. >> reporter: this morning investigators continued to work through the wreckage of a metro north commuter train in the bronx. >> our mission is to not just understand what happened but why it happened. >> reporter: passengers say they sensed there was a problem as the train rambled into a sharp turn along the harlem and hudson rivers 20 minutes from the final stop at grand central station. >> we were going fast. it hit the curve, it was flying. >> reporter: out of control and off the tracks. >> there was screaming and people crying out to
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have, colleagues such as phil rob, my mentor from johns hopkins andy harris rand paul. all of these guys, i cannot tell you how disappointed i am in trying to seek some sensibility to fixing this problem. i think we as physicians have taken the brunt of this. no one wants to touch the insurance companies. noaa to touch the legislative issues and no one wants to touch toward. no one wants to touch the other issues. i am curious could you be my intermediary? >> washington needs a therapist. are you one? be the problem with health care reform that we ended up getting the is that it didn't then the cost curve and it didn't handle a lot of the issues you are talking about. there was safe pass on tort reform because they couldn't get enough votes if there was tort reform in their. big pharma got it cut out. the big hospitals got cut out. there was really no addressing i think the top issues affect that yes we are spending more money per patient than any country in the world. this is not an issue of money. this is an issue of having a system that doesn't reward good outcomes. i te
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the actor paul walker. >>> and what amazon.com learns about drone delivery. >> first we look at your world in 90 seconds. >> people were screaming. >> i thought i'm going to die. >> federal investigators look into the deadly derailment in new york city. >> at least four people were killed after the commuter train jumped the tracks as it rounded the curve yesterday morning. >> we're eager to hear the results of the investigation whatever it is. >> the white house says the newly launched website has made progress from the disastrous begins. >> they've taken the step to come back. >> amazon.com or ebay. >> the government rejected political trade deals with the european union. >> freezing rain in massachusetts causes a huge pile up. more than 70 cars and three tractor trailers crashed on the interstate. >> i knew i was going to hit somebody or something. >> the passenger on board may have tuberculosis. >> online sales could reach $2 billion. >> you look lovely. are you married? >> no. >> well i am. don't get ideas. >> the referees changed their mind. >> they screwed t
, an amazing vacation. >> reporter: paul and his family spent thanksgiving with relatives in vegas. they're happy to be home. >> more waiting yeah. that's okay, we don't mind. >> reporter: for many, this trip home was a pretty relaxing one. for others, it was a hectic day of travel. that thankfully ended with a heartfelt tug. and even after your flight lands there's one final challenge. you have to remember where you parked your car. things are about to pick up, i'm told. the airport duty manager tells me the busiest time of this day is after 6:00. keep that in mind, if you plan on picking someone up. alex savage, ktvu, channel 2 news. >> more details now on holiday travel. aaa has forecast a slight drop from both air and road travel. dumainely to a sluggish economic recovery. according to the department of transportation, about 91% of long distance holiday travel is generally done by car. 5 to 6% travel by air, and 2 to 3% travel by bus, train, or other mode of transportation. >>> developing news out of new york city, where at least four people are dead, and more than 60 others injured
york -- grabbing her neck to make her focus. >> make her focus? okay. >> this is sad. paul walker, if you're a fan of "fast & furious," died in a car crash. 40 years old. >> very sad. saturday, he and a colleague who also happened to have a performance car shop, they were taking a run down the street, speed was apparently a factor. they hit a utility pole. the car burst into flames, and unfortunately they were not able to get the two of them out. you know, his co-stars are devastated. vin diesel, one of them, saying it was like he lost a brother. his father just spoke and said -- this is a message for all of us. every time he saw him he told him he loved him and he returned it. that's where it hits home. devastating for the family and fans devastated. they were in production and were supposed to film today. but it's on hold. >> did this happen late at night? >> it actually happened at 3:30 in the afternoon. the porsche carerra g2 is a high-speed car and reportedly very difficult to control. it's light, and you can go very quickly very fast. it can be hard to control. it was a 45-m
the struggle. >> we'll keep you posted. tragic details from the death of fast and furious star paul walker. investigators confirming speed was a factor in that accident. walker was riding in a friend's porsche when it crashed into a light pole over the weekend. the fast and furious costar tyrese gibson broke down. he posted a note on instagram. paul is the heart beat of this franchise and we're going to see his legacy lives on forever. walker was in the middle of shooting fast and furious number 7. tmz reporting production of that film stopped for now. walker leaves behind a 15-year-old daughter. he was just 40 years old. >>> freezing rain and ice are to blame for a massive pileup that involved 65 cars and 3 tractor-trailers. this crash was near worcester, massachusetts, and at least 35 people were hurt in that but amazingly no one died. the interstate was shut down for four and a half hours. what a mess. >>> today is cyber monday, the biggest on-line shopping day of the year. analysts expecting sales to top $2 billion today. speaking of shopping, amazon confirming that it is testing a dro
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. there is new video this morning showing that fiery crash that killed actor paul walker as investigators work to piece together a cause. joe friar has the latest. joe, good morning. >> reporter: good morning. a law enforcement source tell nbc that according to the prelim investigation drag racing was not a factor. so the investigation continues as walkers costar make as surprising public appearance right here at the scene. new security camera video shows the moment of impact in the crash that killed paul walker and his friend. that spot was cleared last night and draped with a tent to make room for a private memorial. >> thank you for coming down here and showing that angel up in heaven how much you appreciated him. thank you. >> reporter: earlier his father opened up about the loss. >> when you look at paul, just his eyes, that's who he was. he couldn't hide what he has. >> reporter: movie fans will soon see a new side of walker in the mury "hours." he plays a father trying to keep his daughter alive after the hurricane katrina. some say it could have been a breakout performance. >> ultimate
on "today." >> we will begin this half hour with a tragic death of paul walker. production on the next installment of his "fast & furious" is on hold. nbc's jason kennedy has the story. >> reporter: the initial autopsy findings reveal that paul walker died from combined effects of traumatic and thermal injuries and burns. the driver of that 2005 porsche roger rodas died from multiple traumatic injuries. last night, the cast and crew of "fast & furious" posted a tribute to the 40-year-old actor on facebook. >> the most important thing in life always are the people in this room. >> reporter: it came shortly after universal pictures nbc's sister company announced it would shut down production on "fast and furious 7" for a period of time. the franchise was expected to be released summer 2014 and while fans continue to pay tribute across the globe. walker is remembered by one couple in particular. >> we had gone to santa barbara for the weekend. i had just gotten back from iraq. i wanted to get away from it all. next thing i know i'm sitting next to paul walker. >> reporter: they met him sh
of the supreme court. she took that position in 2010 and filled the vacancy of justice john paul stevens who, after his retirement, was our last lecturer here at the law school. those are the vital statistics. i want to tell you something personal about her and i brought this along so i could read it. this year in "time," she was named as one of their 100 most influential people in the world. i want to read to you what they had to say about our speaker today. "elena kagan the persuader. a lot of people like to talk about the swing court but every supreme court justice has one vote to cast and eight colleagues. what makes a justice particularly influential is the ability to persuade the others to agree and that depends on the effectiveness of the justices reasoning. in that respect, elena kagan has what it takes to be a highly influential supreme court justice. she has demonstrated herself to be an incisive legal thinker, both in her written opinions and in her questions from the bench. she is also an excellent communicator with the kind of crisp and direct style that will make her persuasive
justice of the supreme court. 2010ook that position in of filled the vacancy justice john paul stevens who, after his retirement, was our last lecture here at the law school. those are the vital statistics. i want to tell you something personal about her and i brought this along so i could read it. this year in time, she was named as one of their most -- 100 most influential people in the world. read to you what they had to say about our speaker today. "elena kagan the persuader. a lot of people like to talk about the swing court but every supreme court justice has one vote to cast and eight colleagues. what makes a justice particularly influential is the ability to persuade the others to agree and that depends on the effectiveness of the justices reasoning. in that respect, elena kagan has what it takes to be a highly influential supreme court justice. she has demonstrated herself to be an incisive legal thinker, both in her written opinions and in her questions from the bench. -- she is also an excellent communicator with the kind of crisp and direct style that will make her persuasive,
to health care put forth in the paul ryan budget would end medicare as we know it and cut $810 billion from medicaid, effectively ending medicaid as a meaningful program for the american people. they have no alternative as it relates to providing health insurance to otherwise uninsured americans. our plan as put forth through the affordable care act is to meaningfully try and fix a broken system. that's a debate that we as democrats should embrace. >> congressman hakeem jeffries of new york, thank you. clay johnson is with the department for better technology, a presidential innovation fellow. he's been the person i have been following most closely in analyzing the website. so, clay, looking at the website today, hearing the administration's updates yesterday, what's your sense of how far things have come and what does it tell us about how bad things were? >> well, it's a great deal of relief to me that the website seems to be up and operational. i tried it out earlier. i'm on the individual market as a small business owner, and so, i have to shop for my own health insurance, so i got a bit
got me thinking about this issue. and i wanted to ask you what your opinion is on late john paul the second, because i think your take on the need for boys to have the same type of, just attention, maybe, and men even today. it is so important. and women have kind of taken it by storm and men are left standing there and they have natural desire in everything i am trying to reach on equal ground is kind of muddled up with the wonderful differences. and you really have to understand that there is something there and i was wondering if you have read about this, simplicity has made it not >> guest: you know, i haven't read it. you're not the first person that suggested that i do, so i will. especially if he is talking about the need to honor the soul of the boy and acknowledge his need, a kind of need of young men to be heroes and little boys casting themselves in these narratives and their imaginative play and i worry now we are not allowing them to do it, but now they are be ashamed being ashamed for that and they could pay a high price. >> host: we have an e-mail, my facts are fuz
a factor in the crash that killed actor paul walker and his friend over the weekend. according to police the "fast and furious" star left a charity event. witnesses at the event said they heard a loud boom and saw smoke. walker was in the middle of gaming "fast and furious 7." walker leaves behind a 15-year-old daughter. he was 40 years old. >> really. isn't that bizarre? came from a charity event and he gets in one of the cars and the guy drives off with him -- >> he was the passenger in the car. >> passenger in the car and runs into a pole and blows up. >> yeah. the pictures of the scene afterward you can hardly make out it was a car. i never met him but he was a very kind, generous, humble guy. awful tragedy. >> "wall street journal," black friday deelts and early opening hours on thanksgiving weren't enough to convince shoppers to spend more as weekend data is showing consumers spent $1.7 billion less than last year. 45 million people went shopping on thanksgiving day a 27% increase but came at the expense of black friday sales. retail groups are attributing the decline to a slumping
that killed paul walker may have been caused by a mechanical actor. ben diesel stopped last night at the grash scene paying his respects. walker was riding in a porsche gt and tmz is reporting that car may have been leaking steering fluid. that may possibly explain how the driver lost control. the car hit a tree and a street lamp and then bust into flames. but authorities also say speed may have been a factor. >>> president obama has covered a news conference where he will highlight people who have been helped by his health reform law. the this news conference comes a day after the team said they worked out most of the bugs. the president will talk about the provisions of the affordable care act such as preventing denial tu to preexisting conditions. he will also be joined by americans who the white house say have benefited from the new law. >>> covered california has launched an online insurance exchange for small businesses. employers with no more than 50 full-time workers eligible for the program, they are not required to enroll. they can advise workers to find insurance through the covered
it meant to be a great editor. >>> follow up to a story we told you about yesterday, about actor paul walker who was killed saturday in a car crash. nine years ago a california couple met walker at a jewelry store and that led to an amazing moment. >> hewe started looking at rings and what not and he kept wanting me to go bigger and i said no look at the prices. >> when we were talking we exchanged names and kind of talked about what each of us did. >> when he found out kyle just came back from iraq, i remember seeing the look in his face. it kind of transformed. one of the ladies came out holding a bag and just simply said, here is your ring. the most generous anyone has ever done for me. >> gives you the chills. the couple always suspected it was walker who bought the ring for them paying $9,000. the jewelry store owner confirmed their suspicions this week. >> what is so great, he had not told anybody he had done it including his father. >>> "denver post" looks at a pair of bronco fans who invited superstar peyton manning to their wedding. the quarterback re
. if i'm an able politician, i'll be able to persuade my wife. >> senator rand paul responding to questions on whether he's able to run for president. also new jersey chris christie's name has been thrown in. who are some of the other names? we turn to the president and ceo, way rashburn, founder and owner of probably the best restaurant chain, la casina. you're always everywhere. finance chairman of the rnc. you meet with donors and voters all the time. what are republicans looking for in the 2016 campaign? >> looking for three things. somebody who can govern, lead, and win. a lot of money spent in the primaries that ended up being wasted. this time they want to focus on someone that can win. >> you said govern, a quality. that suggest someone who runs something like a state. >> also shows the current occupant of the white house can't govern. >> room for a senator right now? >> right now at the rnc we're building our grassroots platform, structuring the party, the platform. from the senate standpoint, this he have to prove they can lead. >> show us some of the names. mark coul
of obamacare. host: paul from pennsylvania joining us on our independent line. you're on with the representative. caller: good morning. back in 2010 when the arguments were taking place, senator mcconnell and republicans were saying to repeal the bill. there is very little information. far as the details about the bill. things became more feverish and all of a sudden, senator mcconnell said repeal and replace. i was a little disappointed because i would like to see it go away. my insurance premium is going to go up 55% in january. since yout to know, guys have tried repeal it, symbolically, at least, 40 plus times, what you have in mind for replacement? guest: that is a great question. i mentioned a little bit ago, we have numerous alternatives but the most prevalent amongst those is the american health care reform act that has a number of things. at its core, instead of having bureaucrats and politicians in washington making these empower patients, and power consumers, and americans in their health care decision. we deal with tort reform. there is of that in obamac
had for 20 years, you're going to be very upset. it is because of obamacare. host: paul from pennsylvania joining us on our independent line. you're on with the representative. caller: good morning. back in 2010 when the arguments were taking place, senator mcconnell and republicans were saying to repeal the bill. there is very little information. as far as the details about the bill. things became more feverish and all of a sudden, senator mcconnell said repeal and replace. i was a little disappointed because i would like to see it go away. my insurance premium is going to go up 55% in january. what i want to know, since you guys have tried repeal it, symbolically, at least, 40 plus times, what you have in mind for replacement? guest: that is a great question. i mentioned a little bit ago, we have numerous alternatives but the most prevalent amongst those is the american health care reform act that has a number of things. at its core, instead of having bureaucrats and politicians in washington making these decisions, we empower patients, we empower consumers and americans in
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